Category: “news”

  • Reading Content Out Loud Improves Google Rankings

    SEO is hard and SEOs are always looking for a new way to rank. Good news for you, we’ve uncovered a new ranking factor. And it comes directly from Google itself. Google’s own Gary Ilyes told us recently on Twitter, and SEroundtable covered: “DYK if you read out loud the text on your page and […]

  • SEO Chatter: Algorithm Update?

    Some guy on twitter we’re not following noticed that several of his keywords moved from page 7 – where they got 0 clicks – to page 4 – where they still send 0 clicks. Is this a major ranking algorithm update? We reached out to Google to demand that they provide us with a change log […]

  • Exclusive: AMP on the way out

    Accelerated Mobile Pages (aka AMP) became a hot trend in 2016 thanks to Google support as well as a level of SEO expertise not seen since the launch of RankBrain. However, we’ve learned (don’t ask us how, we just know….. We’re SEOs) AMP’s heyday is about to end. Like a dog seeing a squirrel, it […]

  • These 2 Slides Will Make You The Ultimate SEO Guru

    The end of digital marketing conference season is almost here. That can mean only one thing: it’s almost time for next year’s digital marketing conference season! How exciting! Did you follow all the great advice on how to be an amazeballs speaker? Did that advice help transform you into one of the highest rated presenters […]

  • Penguin Recovery Case Study

    Depending on which SEO you ask, it’s been a few days to a few weeks since the latest Google Penguin update launched – and while most recovery case studies had been written in draft mode many months ago, we haven’t seen many of them actually showing up on Owdy yet. For you, though, the wait […]

  • 10 Foolproof Strategies to Make Content Great Again Also

    Here at WTFSEO we’ve spent the last few months making SEO great again. It’s time now to hang up our giant “Mission Accomplished” banner and move on to the next phase of our grand plan. Like Mr. 9/11 himself and the man who reportedly said he thought the KKK was O-KKK until he found out they […]

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    10 Judge Judyisms for SEOs

    Courtroom firecracker Judge Judy kicked off her 21st season on September 12, giving the 10 million unemployed Americans who watch her each day a reason to get out of bed again. And while Double J is perhaps best known for the Notorious-RBG-like following she has gained while delivering no-nonsense small claims justice in exchange for a cool […]

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    WTFSEO: Pro Cargo Shorts and Proud

    There’s a joke in Amy Schumer’s new book about pairing knee-length jean shorts with a Tasmanian Devil t-shirt for a trip to an amusement park in the early ‘90s because she “knew what’s up” that hit pretty close to home. I.e., I am grateful the only proof Amy and I have this ensemble in common […]